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SWP Gets The Capello Call

Manchester City's very own Shaun Wright-Phillips has been included in Fabio Capello 23-man squad to face Kazakhstan and Belarus in England's 2010 World Cup qualifiers.

City boss Mark Hughes was chuffed to bits with SWP's call up and said...

'We are absolutely delighted for him; it is just reward for an outstanding start he has made to the resumption of his City career.'

'He came back to a club he knows well, he is playing with a smile on his face and both Shaun & the Club are benefiting from that.'

Players omitted from the September 'Three Lions' squad include Newcastle United`s fallen hero Michael Owen, Blackburn Rovers goalkeeper Paul Robinson and Chelsea's Joe Cole.

England squad

David James - Portsmouth
Scott Carson - West Bromwich Albion
Robert Green - West Ham United
Wayne Bridge - Chelsea
Wes Brown - Manchester United
Ashley Cole - Chelsea
Rio Ferdinand - Manchester United
Glen Johnson - Portsmouth
John Terry - Chelsea
Matthew Upson - West Ham United
Joleon Lescott - Everton
Gareth Barry - Aston Villa
David Beckham - LA Galaxy
Stewart Downing - Middlesbrough
Steven Gerrard - Liverpool
Jermaine Jenas - Tottenham Hotspur
Frank Lampard - Chelsea
Shaun Wright-Phillips - Manchester City
Theo Walcott - Arsenal
Peter Crouch - Portsmouth
Jermain Defoe - Portsmouth
Emile Heskey - Wigan Athletic
Wayne Rooney - Manchester United


England v Kazakhstan
2010 FIFA World Cup Qualifier
Group Six
5.15pm, Saturday 11 October 2008
Wembley Stadium
Live on ITV

Belarus v England
2010 FIFA World Cup Qualifier
Group Six
7.30pm, Wednesday 15 October 2008
Dinamo Stadium, Minsk
Live on Setanta

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Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday October 6 2008

Time: 12:19PM

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Well done, Shaun. He earned it!
Fan of Blues
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06/10/2008 12:35:00

Absolutely right Capello -- now you will have to show some real guts and play him. In his current form Shaun can cause problems to any defence...
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06/10/2008 12:42:00

Good call. There is nothing like playing week in week out to prove what you can do.
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06/10/2008 13:35:00

Bought two papers this morning. One described the call up as "unjustified" and the other as "a surprise". Nice the see the anti-City campaign is still in full swing! Well done Shaun! You are the best RW in the land!
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06/10/2008 13:57:00

oliverblue we knew that & that's probably most of the Chelsea fans was relieved (In Vital) to see u tagged the Richest Club.Its just the beginning.A long way to have more tastes of it.U will have bitter taste.But tell me one thing which I am pointing on & on!Don't u feel ashamed how some of ur fans or All! bbos skrtel when he was taken off after that serious injury?
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06/10/2008 14:09:00

You seem to have a hang up about the 0.1% of City fans that booed. You dont seem to mention the 99.9% that gave him an ovation. Every club has idiots, your club included, so I'm not going to getting involved in a debate on it.
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06/10/2008 14:44:00

SWP deserves a call to the england squad at least we show what he is capiable off doing and the england manager can actually see what he can do
dunne deal
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06/10/2008 16:02:00

Terrific news. One in the eye for squad rotation.
Johnny Baguette
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06/10/2008 16:17:00

Saimon-blues... Some of the fans that booed Skyrtel off probably hadn't forgiven him for his Gung-ho kick on Jo that should have had a red card.
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06/10/2008 22:06:00

I just hope Capello plays him now.......
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07/10/2008 09:12:00

congrats SWP your hard work paid off! hope some of the youths sit up and take notice of his efforts
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07/10/2008 12:40:00


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